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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 17, 1950
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FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1950 Slayer Given Death Sentence Student Marked For Electric Choir For 'Impulse Killing' JfcNCASTEH, Pa., March 11. (AP) -"sobbing Franklin and Marshall College student was marked last night for death in the electric chair in Ihc "impulse" slaying ol Marian Louise. Baker. A Jury of seven men and five women found dark-haired Edward Lester Gibhs, 25-year-old senior from Piiivmn, N.J., guilty of firstde- grce murder with the death penalty mandatory. The verdict came after the jurors had deliberated four hours n n d 45 minutes. Gibbs' attorney, W. Honscl Brown, made an immediate oral-motion for ati appeal and said lie -would file a written plea within the allotcd 15 days. If the motion is denied, Brown said he win appeal to the state supremo court. "Killing U'sis Impulse" G i b b s steadfastly maintained Uirousliout his four-day trial that he k si ! ed t lie pret ty 2 1 -yea r- old F and M secretary "on an impulse" after they drove to a "petters hangout" near here hist Jan. 10. The youthful married sturtent brrkc into tears and sobbed as the EST. A nurse and Deputy Sheriff verdict >vas returned at fl:io n.m., Elmer Zcrphcy. who ,«nl with Gihl>s throughout the trial, attempted to contort him. The verdict of gniUy of murder in the first decree with the death pen- al^tf marked the first such Hndiug h^P Lancaster County jury. Several death sentences, however, have been imposed by judges in this county, heavily populated by members of the Amish and Mcnnonitc faiths— both opnrsed to capital punishment. If the former air force veteran goes to the el ect ric ch a Ir. it wil 1 mark the eighth electrocution in thr county's history. The last was in 1922. Father Collapses Gibbs* father, J. Lester Glbbs of Pitman, N.J., collapsed in the courtroom as his tearful son, handcuffed to Deputy Sheriff Zcrphey was led away. A cot \vns brought into the courtroom for the elder Gibhs and two physicia ns we re sum moned to a id the stricken man. Later he was able lo walk out of the courtroom, assisted by friends. Trie elder Gibbs had suffered a heart attack on Jan. 18 after his j on was a rr esle d a nd ad mi ttc d bludgeoning Miss Baker and stuffing her body under a summer coL- tage two miles south of here. After the trial, both district attorney John M..,Ranck find .defense w - Hensel Brown said they BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Sunday Service 11:00 »Jn. Sunday School 9:45 «Jn Reading Room 2:30-4:30 p.ra pjn. Wednesday Service B p.m. "Matter" is the subject ol the Lesson-Sermon wnlch will b« read in all Churches and Societies of the church ol Christ, Scientist, on Sunday. • CHURCH OF CHRIST II. F. Slurp, Evangelist Main xnd Highway 61 Bible Classes 9:45 ajn. Morning Worship 10:50 a.m. "Difference Between the Church of Christ and the Christian Church." Evening Bible Classes, 6:45 p.m. Evening Worship — "Laborers In His Vineyard" Monday 7:30 p.m. Men's Bible Class Wednesday morning 9 a.m. Ladles Bible Class Wednesday evening 7:30 n, m. MM-Weck Bible classes FIRST BAPTIST K. C. Brown, pastor Sunday School, 9:40 am Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service, 10:55 a.m. ( Training Union, 6:30 p.m. Evening Worship Services. 1:30 p.m. Wednesday Sunday School Cabinet, Meeting, 6:45 p.m Prayer Service, 7:45 pjn Officers and Teachers meeting 7:00 p.m men 4 p.m. Confirmation Instruction Wednesday 4 p.m. Lenten Service 8 p.m. Study Course, "Consider the Bible" Thursday 10 a.m. Holy Communion 2:30 p.m. Intercessory Prayer Group 6:30 p.m. Junior Choir 7:30 p.m. Senior Choir March 25—The Annunciation 8 a.m. Morning Prayer and Litany FIRST METHODIST., Roy I. Barley, pastor Church School 9:45 a.m Morning Worship 11 a.m. Youth Choir.Rehearsal 5:45 p.m 6:30 p.m. Junior Fellowship, Intermediate M.Y.F., Senior-Young Peoples:'M.Y.F. Evening Service 7:30 . After church fellowship 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, choir rehearsal 1:30 pm. HUFFMAN CHURCH OF, GOD Jame) n?n«f, pastor Sunday School 9:45 n.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Evening Service 7:30 p.m. Y.P.B. Saturday 7:30 p.m. HUFFMAN RAPTIST David McPraVt, pastor 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m Morning Service 7:30 p.m. B.T.U. Meeting 8 p.m. Evening Service Friday 7 p.m. choir practice and prayer meeting ROUND LAKE ciiimoii OF ciirtisT Thomas L. Conner, Minister Sunday School 10 n.m Worship Service 11 n.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study 7:30 p.m. R. E. 8h»n Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Young People, 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship 8:00 p.m. IMMANUEI, BAPTIST A. M. Houston, pastor Sunday School, 10 a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Training Union. 7 p.m. 1 Evening Service, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday night prayer service 7 pm. OOSNKM, BAPTIST Carl Casflcmari. pastor Sunday School, 10:00 a.rn Morning Worship. 11:00 a.m. Training Union, 7:30 p.m Evening Worship. S:CK> pm Thursday. 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service. CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Ftev. Amos II. Kndcrlin, Pastor Rev. William M. Beck, Assistant Pastor Sunday Masses 7:30-10 n.m Holy Days 6:30 and 8 ajn Lenten devotions Wednesday 7:30 Novena to our Sorrowful Mother Friday 7:30. Confessions p.m. Saturday 7:30-8:30 thoiight the trial was a fair one, Brown said however he wauled to look over the case to "see what errors were made, if any." Whiitc Man Given Life for Slaying KOSCIUSKO. Miss.. March 17. (/T) —-One unite man is under sentence of life imprisonment and another faces trial Monday In the massacre of /. Negro family here. Windol Whllt, 25-year-old bricklayer, was given life Imprisonment yesterday. A jury convicted him of the murder of four-year-old Ruby Nell Harris shortly before midnight last Jnn. 8. Whltt Is seeking a new trial. Slated for trial Monday on a similar charge Is a 33-year-old ex-convict. Leon Turner. FIRST BAPTIST CHAI'EI, MISSION Rev. David Smith Sunday School 9:40. Worship S rvice 10:65 a.m. Training Union r:30 p.m Evening Worship 7UO pm LAKE STREET METHODIST CHURCH Linza Harrison, minister Bob AlcHaffey. church School superintendent; p B. Jan-alt, chairman of the Board of Stewards; Mrs. Billy King, president or WSCS Sunday School 10:00 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 a.m MYF 5 p.m. Evening Worship 7 p.m. WSCS 2:30 p.m. Monday. Choir Practice 7 p.m Wednesday. Joe Thomas Choir Director and Mrs. Earlcne Binnkcnship. pianist FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Ro.val G. Schultz, Pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m Sermon ny pastor 11 ajn Sermon by .-pistor.-'i^ap,; p.m . Nnzarcne ' Training "union 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:30 p.m. W.F.M.S, Wednesday afternoon 2 p.m. i Sunday School Visitation Friday 7:00 p.m. FULL GOSPEL TABERNACLE' Lilly and Vine E. T. Krllj. Pastor 9:45 Sunday School Fay Austin superintendent 11:00 Morning Worship ' 6t45 P.Y.RA meels with Mrs. Ollie Goodson In charge 1:45 Evangelistic Service a-lth choir and Orchestra participating Tuesday and Friday nights services at 6:45. Tuesday night Is Young People's Night FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH I.Mlor I). Struliliar. minister 3:30 a.m Choir Practice 0:45 a m. Sunday School 10:50 a.m. Morning Worship. 6:15 Chi Rlio Junior and Senior C. Y. p. Lunch. 6:30 p.m. Chi Hho Junior and Senior C. Y. F Lesson 1:30 p.m. Evening Worship. TEMI'I.K ISRAEL Dr. Alfrrrt Vise, rabbi Sunday School 10 n.m. for all groups with Assembly Sunday 7:30 p.m. 'services with Sermon by the rabbi CilURCH JEWS Blyfrheville ASSEMBLY OF COD Hcv. E. C. Sims, pastor Sunday School 0:45 a.m Morn/tig Worship 11 00 aJn Women's Missionary Council 6:30 p.m. * Men's Cooperative Council 6:30 p.m Christ's Ambassadors 6:30 p.m. Junior Christ Ambassadors 6:30 p. m. Evangelistic Service 1:30 p ir. tna C$d:i> 7:3 ° Pm Praycr Mc "" Thursday 7 :30 pm D ible Study ("A1.VAKY ItATTlST '6»i and Chicka.iawtia r - H. Jcrnigan, p:.stor Sunday School 3-30 y „> Morning w orsh jp 1I :00 „ m Intermediate G A 's 5'30 pjn '"wship 8:00 Tn choir rehersal and ameers and teachers meeting «l lh ?,,. s j^ ne . lwur 1:00 FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Sixth and Walnut G. Miessler, Pastor "Moments with God" KLCN each Sunday 3:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Divine Worship 11:00 a.m. Lenten Worship Wednesday 8:00 p.m. FIRST PRESBYTr.TlIAN Harvey T. Kidrl, |iaslor 0:45 a.m. Sunday Srhool 11 a.m. "The Temptation of Mediocrity" 6:30 p.m. Communicants class 'r30 p.m. Evening; Sermon Wednesday 6:45 p.m. Covered dish dinner 7:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting 8 p.m. Choir Practise Rural Churches GATEWAY TARERNACllE L. G Borah, pastor Church Service. 0'45 a.m Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m HALF MOON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rev. Martin Reagan, pastor Sunday Schonl 10:00 a.m Worship Service 11:00 a.m Church Service. Wednesday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. WOOIILAN'P CORNER RAPTISI Arnold Clayton, Minister Sunday School 10 ajn Worship Service—11:00 a.m. C A. Service 7:00 p.m B.T.U 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 YARRRO MISSIONARY BAPTIST Rev. I'nrkcr Hnj, minister Sunday School 10 a.m Prc.ichine Service 11 n.m. B.T.U 6:30 p.m Pleaching 7:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting; Friday night CLEAR LAKE BAPTIST J. E. Cot, pastor , Sunday School 9:45 a.m Worship Service 11:00 n.m I'lamln" Union 6:30 pm Worship Service 7:30 pm Mid-Week Service 7:30 p.m Wednesday VAIiBRO METHODIST CHURf'II l.olioj Ilpnry. ,Mhii-.liT Church School every Sunday 10 in Church Worship Services 2nd and fourth Sundays 11 a.m. first and third Sundays 7 p.m !>SCS first nnd third Sundays I'liOMISEI) LAND METHODIST CHURCH LcRoy Henry, inmistpr Church School every Sunday 10 am Church Worship Services — first and third Sundays 11:00 a.m Second and fourth Sundays 0:30 p.m M.Y.F mcetinf;s second and fourth Sundays 5:30 p.m. WSCS second and fourth Thurs H'ES'I m.VTUKVIl.t.K I'ARlSn METHODIST W. I! Vniinl. I'asliiT W'jslpy .Mrmoriai Cliurch Church School. 10-00 n.m Snnl Floyd Davis Worship Service 11:00 n.m Wfnship Service 7 p.m ARMOKEL BAPTIST W. O. AuiPn. pastor Sunday School 10:00 a.m Preaching 11:00 n.m Training Union 7:00 p.m Evening Worship 8:00 p.m Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:30 GOSNELI. METHODIST Lcr Anderson, minister Church School 10 n.m Worship Service 11 n.m ^ M.Y.F Groups G p.m. F.vrning Service 7 p.m Mid-Week Service Thursday 7 S'i:\V i.mKHTY RAPTIS'I Five milrs South Hisluvay 61 Rilssrl] Duffrr. pastor Suliday School 10-00 n.m Morning; Worship II 00 n.m Training Union 7 p.m Evening Worship Service B p.m MUMMER NINE BAPTIST GPIIC Sliiiii/. pastor' Suntlny School. 0 - 45 n.m. Morning Worship. 11:00 am Sunday 2:15 p.m Mission Arm Sunday School and church at Yar bro School auditorium Training Union. 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship. 8 p.m Luxora Churches ASSEMBLY OF GOP .1. C. Dickinson, pastor 10:110 a.m Sunday School 11:00 a.m Worship Service 6:00 p.m O A Service 7:30 p.m Saturday Service 7:33 p.m Wednesday Prayer service. HALF .MOON .METHODIST CHURCH Church School 10:00 n.m Supl Earl nakcr Worship Service 11:00 a.m Worship Service 7:00 p.m BtlRDETTE CHURCH OF GOD CHIJRCi; OF CHRIST Hnb Woodward, Evangelist Blhle study 10 n.m Preaching 11 a.m 7:30 p.m on first and third Sundays Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. H. F Sharp conducts Bible Class. FIRST BAPTIST SHEET METAL WORT~0: T ALL K'NDE Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. ( .islom Shearing tip to 1/4'inch t hie! ness. Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 Sntilli Rrondway I'hnne 2G51 A. B. Hill, purloc 10: «Jn, Sunday School. 11:00 ajn. Worship Servlcei. 6:00 pjn. 13. T- U. 7:00 p.m. Worship Service. 1:00 pm. Wednesday Prayer Scr- Ice. I.UXOKA METHODIST II. I,. Kolilnson, 1'astor Church School 10 n.m Morning Worship 11 a.m. Morning Worship II am. Methodist Youth Fellowship roups, 6 p.m. Evening Worship Service 7 pan. Osceola Churches FIKST CIIIilSTIAN I,. 1!. Still. Jr. pastor Morning Worship 10:50 n.m. Evenins Service 1v30 p.m. Midweek bemc« 1:30 p.m. ST. 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